Five Expert Areas From Hope College in September

“Five Expert Areas” is a new monthly feature that invites the media to tap into Hope’s broad range of faculty and staff expertise. As active scholars and seasoned professionals, Hope employees are experts in their fields, offering research and experiences that are relevant to lives and communities across the globe. And they like to share! […]

Seven Things to Keep in Mind About Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

Dr. David Ryden, professor of political science and chair of the department, is an oft-sought-after national expert on the Supreme Court and the presidency. His scholarship on the topic has been cited on CNN, in The Christian Science Monitor, U.S. News and World Report, and The New York Times. He is also the author of The […]

Politics and the Virtues of Public Discourse

Enter Vox Populi – five forums featuring interdisciplinary panels organized by the Office of Student Development – and the Hope-authored document called the Virtues of Public Discourse. Meaning “voice of the people,” Vox Populi tackles weighty topics revolving around this dramatic election and seasons them heavily with five virtues – humility, hospitality, patience, courage, and honesty – needed to make discussion and dialogue both respectful and constructive.